'Cane Toads: The Conquest'

About The Film


Cane Toads: The Conquest explores one of Australia’s greatest environmental catastrophes, the unstoppable march of the cane toad across the Australian continent. The Social Action Campaign for Cane Toads: The Conquest will expand on the film’s theme of invasive species to examine the most serious examples of their occurrence in the United States. It will provide a greater awareness and understanding of local habitats, the economic and environmental effects of invasive species, and offer specific tools for “how to not be a cane toad.”

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Cane Toads: Resources Media Card
  • Know the serious implications of buying exotic pets and plants
  • Get the 411 on invasive species
  • Learn about invasive plants in the U.S
  • Watch the "Invasion of the Exotic Wildlife!" video

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Cane Toads and Other Rogue Species is a companion book to filmmaker Mark Lewis’ Cane Toads: The Conquest.

Edited by Karl Weber, the book raises awareness about the threat of non-native species, increases appreciation of natural biodiversity, and explains what each of us can do to help protect unique ecosystems wherever they live or travel.

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Featured News

Cane toads aren't the only species taking over local habitats. All over the world, invasive species threaten biodiversity--and in turn threaten the survival of the ecosystems upon which our own lives depend. Check out these articles for more on non-native species, biodiversity, and how you can do your part to protect unique ecosystems.